Up and Coming: John Deere JD4 Industrial Engine - The Dirt

posted on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 in The Dirt

pNew to the John Deere engine lineup, the JD4 provides up to 120 kW (161 hp) of power in a reduced package. This compact but mighty engine will be ideal for industrial and gen-set applications.

The JD4 features a 20% to 30% reduction in package size and a more than 100 kg (220 lb) reduction in weight compared to the John Deere 4.5L single turbo engine. This compact engine design offers improved visibility and fuel efficiency.

The JD4 also features a rear gear train that provides customers with low noise and higher PTO power. The engine has an extended single turbo range and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) of maximum torque for improved high-load capacity and productivity.

Improved engine reliability and uptime

The JD4 offers a more reliable diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) delivery system. The engine also features extended fluid service intervals of 750 hours, reducing maintenance costs for customers. Hydraulic lash adjusters decrease valve wear and eliminate valve lash maintenance.